Sarah Elizabeth Holcombe

Female18 February 1888–3 January 1925

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Holcombe was born on 18 February 1888, in Acworth, Cobb, Georgia, United States, her father, Calvin Helcombe, was 35 and her mother, Nancy Elizabeth Buchanan, was 30. She had at least 1 son and 4 daughters with Charles Wiley Shumate. She lived in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States in 1920. She died on 3 January 1925, in Fulton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Midway Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Decatur, DeKalb, Georgia, United States.

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Charles Wiley Shumate
Sarah Elizabeth Holcombe
Elizabeth Shumate
Mary ELizabeth Shumate
James Shumate
Helen Arora Shumate

Sources (6)

  • Sarah Shumate in household of Charles Shumate, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah E. Shumate, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"
  • Sarah Holcomb in entry for Helen Arora Shumate, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"

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Children (5)

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 5

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 12

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Somerset): variant of Holcomb .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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